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Using the Internet Safely For Seniors For Dummies

Using the Internet Safely For Seniors For Dummies by Nancy C. Muir, Linda Criddle 0470457457 9780470457450
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Helpful advice for seniors so they can protect their online interests, transactions, and interactions As more and more adventurous seniors get their feet wet in the online world, they face increasing threats from online criminals looking for ways to compromise an unsuspecting senior??s financial and physical safety >Provides awareness, information, and skills that are necessary for seniors to feel comfortable while using the Internet >Discusses the types of crimes that are specifically targeted towards seniors and the legal-but abusive-use of consumer information by companies >Walks readers through how to spot phishing and e-mail scams, avoid ID theft, create safe passwords, invest and bank safely online, and keep the family safe online >Reviews the technology tools that can be used for online protection, such as antivirus programs and spywareLinda Criddle and Nancy Muir are specialists in the human factor in online safety. Their company, LOOKBOTHWAYS, Inc., provides free consumer education in online safety through their Web site, ilookbothways.com. They are currently building K-12 curriculum, teach a college course in Internet Safety for Educators, have a software division developing technology solutions for online safety. In addition they consult and train companies, governments, and law enforcement agencies worldwide.

Author: Nancy C. Muir, Linda Criddle

Language: English

Edition: 1

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 384

Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 2009-03-30

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